Engaging with Art, self-care

Building Connection by Engaging with Stories Together

Over the past month, quite a few phone conversations I've had have gone like this: “Hello” “Hi” “So, how are things going?” “Okay, I guess…you know, just sitting at home. What’s new with you?” “Same as you…nothing really new to talk about….” Most of the time, we find ourselves repeating the same facts about our… Continue reading Building Connection by Engaging with Stories Together

Engaging with Art, self-care

Art and Colouring: Practices that Build Calm During Stressful Times

I have two things for you to think about (with your eyes closed) before you go onto reading this article: a) When was the last time that you engaged in drawing/colouring/painting? b) How did engaging in this activity make you feel? Once you have answered these questions, try to make yourself aware of the bodily… Continue reading Art and Colouring: Practices that Build Calm During Stressful Times